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U.S. Congressman Hensarling speaks about border security

Jeb Hensarling, U.S. Congressman of the fifth district of Texas spoke out Tuesday in Tyler about President Obama's failure to enforce laws upon illegal immigrants. He says that there are 3 essential moves that must be made today.

Local police department's new team members 'sniff' out bad guys

Who said you can't teach an old dog news tricks? One local police department has done just that.

Helping people live healthier, one pound at a time

Erica Ingram, Manager of the Metabolic Research Center of Tyler, Stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen. MRC uses a one-on-one weight loss approach for those who need to loose five pounds to hundreds of pounds.

The 411 on ETMC EMS memberships

Mignon Adams with ETMC EMS stopped by KETK to chat about their memberships. For more information go to www.etmc.org
Police: Kilgore owner offers reward for stolen property

Police: Kilgore owner offers reward for stolen property

Kilgore Police Department is asking for help from the public in recovering stolen property. A power washer was taken from Emmons Street in Kilgore sometime between July 27 and August 1.
Morris Claiborne to miss preseason opener

Morris Claiborne to miss preseason opener

Cornerback Morris Claiborne, who has been sidelined for the past week with tendinitis in his right knee, will not play in the preseason opener against the Chargers.
Spurs hire Becky Hammon as NBA’s 1st full-time female assistant

Spurs hire Becky Hammon as NBA’s 1st full-time female assistant

The Spurs have hired current San Antonio Stars players Becky Hammon as an assistant coach for the upcoming season.
Schedule: East Texas football scrimmages

Schedule: East Texas football scrimmages

East Texas high school football scrimmages: Friday, Aug. 15
ETX man arrested for making sexual advances on child relative

ETX man arrested for making sexual advances on child relative

An East Texas man is behind bars after authorities say he made sexual advances toward a teenage relative.

Major Texas city one step closer to cellphone ban in vehicles

Talking, texting or using a cell phone in a car is one step closer to being illegal in Austin. The city's Public Safety Commission approved a recommendation on how to toughen up the no texting ordinance already on the books.
Man flown to Dallas hospital after Hunt County stabbing

Man flown to Dallas hospital after Hunt County stabbing

One person was injured in a Hunt County stabbing Monday morning.
Spurs hire 2nd female assistant basketball coach in NBA history

Spurs hire 2nd female assistant basketball coach in NBA history

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that Becky Hammon has been hired as an assistant coach. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
Texas teacher's aide arrested for sexual relationship with student

Texas teacher's aide arrested for sexual relationship with student

A Pharr ISD teacher has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of her students.
Texas graduation rate reaches all-time high

Texas graduation rate reaches all-time high

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate has set another all-time high, reaching 88 percent for the Class of 2013.